Jerry Seib: Obama's Telephone Diplomacy in Iraq

The Wall Street Journal
August 13, 2014 AT 6:00 AM
President Obama and Vice President Biden have placed many long-distance phone calls to ensure a peaceful and legitimate transition of power in Iraq, from current Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to his likely successor, Haider Al-Abadi. WSJ's Jerry Seib explains. Photo: Associated Press